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Albert Henry Newman, American theologian.


Newman, Albert Henry was born on August 25, 1852 in Edgefield County, South Carolina, United States. Son of John B. and Harriett (Whitaker) Newman.


Bachelor of Arts, Mercer U., Macon, Georgia, 1871. Graduate Rochester Theological Seminary, 1875. Graduate student Hebrew, Armaic, Arabic, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1875-1876.

Doctor of Laws, Southwestern Baptist U., 1883, McMaster U., 1914, Mercer U., 1921. Doctor of Divinity, Mercer U., 1885.


Acting professor, 1877-1880, Pettingill professor church history, 1880-1881, Rochester Theological Seminary. Professor church history, McMaster U., Toronto, Ontario, 1881-1901, Baylor University, Texas, 1901-1908. Professor church history and dean, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Fort Worth, 1908-1913.

Professor church history, Baylor University, 1913-1921. Professor church history, Mercer U., 1921-1929 (professor emeritus). Professorial lecturer church history, U. Chicago, 1906 and 1926.

Professor church history and comparative religion, Vanderbilt University, 1917-1918. Visiting professor of church history, McMaster U., autumn 1927 and 1928-1929. Author: The Baptist Churches in the United States, 1894.

History of Anti-Pædobaptism to A.D. 1609, 1897. Manual of Church History (2 vols.), 1900, 1903. A Century of Baptist Achievement, 1901.

Translator and editor Immer’s Hermeneutics of the New Testament, 1877. Anti-Manichean Works of Augustine, Nicene and Post Nicene Fathers. Department editor for church history of the new Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge, since 1905.

Address: Austin, Tex.


Married Mary Augusta Ware, July 15, 1873. Children: Horatio Hackett, Elizabeth Nuckolls (Mistress Frederick Eby), Henry Ware, Albert Broadus.

John B. Newman

Harriett (Whitaker) Newman

Mary Augusta Ware

Horatio Hackett Newman

Elizabeth Nuckolls Newman (Mistress Frederick Eby)

Henry Ware Newman

Albert Broadus Newman